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Restoration works begin on titular painting at San Lawrenz

Restoration work has got underway on the painting of San Lawrenz. This is being done as part of the church restoration project, which is being co-financed by the European Union. Cali’s painting, which was in the centrepiece of the church, has been temporarily replaced by one that is said to have been the titular painting [...]
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Concert in Independence Square to celebrate Victoria Day

Last Friday, in celebration of Victoria Day, the Victoria Local Council organised a concert which was held at Independence Sqare in Victoria, The concert performed by the La Stella Band, under the direction of Prof.. Joseph Vella, was entitled ‘The Best of The Best … By the best.’ The Minister for Gozo, Giovanna Debono, attended [...]
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Large turnout of volunteers in search for missing British man

There has been no news so far from the search for missing British man, Geoffrey Morgan. A large turnout of around 50 members of the public, as well as a group from the police and Civil Protection Department, the Emergency Response and Rescue Corps, responded with twenty volunteers. including its Bicycle Response Unit and ambulance, [...]
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MEP represents Economic Committee on visit to Switzerland

Labour MEP Edward Scicluna accompanied the Parliament President, Jerzy Buzek, on an Official Visit to Switzerland that took place on June 9th and 10th. It was the first official visit of the European Parliament to Switzerland. On behalf of the EP’s Economic Committee Professor Scicluna held bi-lateral meetings with representatives of the Swiss Parliament’s Economic [...]
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April outbound tourists up 45% on same month last year

The number of outbound tourist trips during April was estimated at 23,828, up by 45 per cent over the corresponding month last year. Same-day visitor trips also increased by 1,618 to 3,750. Outbound trips to EU destinations were estimated at 20,805, up by 47 per cent when compared to last year. Malta’s main markets for [...]
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‘My Journey’ Arriva launches a web-based journey planner

Arriva has launched a web-based journey planner, called ‘My journey’ that will enable passengers to familiarise themselves with the new bus routes and plan in advance the journeys that they are interested in taking, as the population in Malta and Gozo prepare for the start of Arriva operations on 3 July, 2011. Keith Bastow, Managing [...]
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